Management of Occupational Hygiene Therapy on the Ability to Perform Self-Care on Deficient Self-Care Patients Who are Cared for in RSKD, South Sulawesi Province
Keywords:Occupational therapy, Self-care deficits, Personal hygiene.
Occupational therapy is a therapy that directs a person to participate in carrying out certain tasks that have
been given or assigned, occupational hygiene therapy forms a person to be independent, not dependent on
the help of others. So that clients with self-care deficits can do ADL such as eating, dressing, grooming,
defecating, and getting pregnant independently. This study aims to determine the effect of occupational
hygiene therapy on the ability to perform self-care for deficient self-care patients who are treated at RSKD,
South Sulawesi Province. This research is a quantitative research with a quasi-experimental approach with
pre-post test one group test which was conducted at the Hospital of South Sulawesi Province. The sample
size in this study was 10 respondents. Based on the results of the study, it was found that the effect of
personal hygiene occupational therapy on the ability to perform self-care in patients with self-care deficits,
the p value of bathing needs: 0.004, the need to dress and dress = 0.004, eating and drinking = 0.004 and
defecation = 0.006 using the Wilcoxon rank test. Occupational therapy needs to be applied to self-care
deficit clients because this therapy teaches the introduction of existing abilities in a person so that clients can
return to independence.
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